Discover things to do in Melbourne this weekend, from free events to exhibitions, attractions and places to visit.

20 May - 17 Jul


The Tony Award-winning musical puts a contemporary twist on the classic tale.

21 May - 25 Jun

Melbourne Craft Fair

Enjoy a contemporary craft fair at Queen Victoria Market.

17 May - 16 Oct

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child

The brand-new production can now be enjoyed in one magical afternoon or evening.

21 May

The Long Walk

Hear live music by Indigenous artists before the Dreamtime match at the MCG.

16 May - 22 May

Victorian Law Week

Find answers to your legal questions during Victorian Law Week.

7 May - 22 May

Josh Muir: This Place

This Place is an exhibition of artworks by the late Josh Muir.

21 May

Carnival of the Animals

Melbourne Symphony Orchestra brings a zoological fantasy to life through music and puppetry.

22 May

Indian Utsav Community Day

Celebrate Indian Utsav Community Day as part of the Transforming Worlds exhibition.

22 May

Corpus Medicorum: Concert 2

Keith Crellin conducts Weber, Rachmaninov and his own composition 'In Memoriam'.

18 May - 3 Jul

The Wizard's Den: Semester II

A theatre show meets an escape room, with cocktails.

7 Nov - 31 Dec

Dungeons and Flagons

Bring your fantasy to life at this weekly beginner-friendly Dungeons and Dragons event.

19 May - 22 May

Magic Beach

Alison Lester's classic children's book comes to life on the stage.

28 Apr - 14 Aug

Agent Bodies

A new exhibition exploring human agency, identity, and the body.

4 May - 22 May

Cindy Sherman

A large-scale installation of Cindy Sherman's iconic Untitled Film Still, as part of Photo 2022.

2 Apr - 19 Jun

Frances Barrett: Meatus

A collaborative sonic exhibition featuring compositions, live performance and a sound installation.

21 May - 17 Sep

Mystery Radio Theatre

Order a cocktail and enjoy a very funny homage to the classic whodunits.

13 Mar - 18 Dec

Bottomless Brunch Afloat

Enjoy a two-hour bottomless brunch cruise along the Yarra River.

22 May

Film Screening: Made in Bangladesh

A screening fundraiser to commemorate the ninth anniversary of the Rana Plaza collapse.

8 May - 28 Aug

Botanical Wonderland High Tea

Enjoy an edible botanical inspired High Tea at the Royal Botanic Gardens.

24 Apr - 26 Jun

Creative Sundays

A celebration of young, local artistic talent.

21 May

CJ Commerford and The Supertones

Blues-soul sound with a grounding connection to vintage music.

5 May - 29 Dec

Melbourne Foodie Culture Tour

This walking tour introduces you to Melbourne's favourite foods, architecture and stories.

26 Apr - 21 May

Mike Reed: Road Works

A salon-style exhibition of street photography.

22 May

In a Weird Way: Exhibition Launch Party

Join Melbourne artist Stephanie Siu in a two-hour all-inclusive launch party.

20 May - 2 Jul

The Sound Inside

A literary detective work of the highest order, which unfurls like a gripping novel.

21 May - 21 Sep

Igloo Wonderland at The Wharf Hotel

Cosy up beneath a sky of twinkling fairy lights on the banks of the Yarra.

8 Nov - 12 Jun

A Miracle Constantly Repeated, by Patricia Piccinini

Flinders Street Station’s ballroom opens its doors for Australia’s pre-eminent visual artist.

24 Apr - 18 Dec

Arts Centre Melbourne Sunday Market

Discover handcrafted treasures made by local artisans.

19 May - 25 May

Bourke Street Mall Busking

Meet Melbourne's marvellous musicians and more in the iconic Bourke Street Mall busking spots.

29 Apr - 31 May

Flash Forward

Explore 40 city laneways that are being transformed by over 80 creatives.

29 Apr - 29 May

Girl From The North Country

An uplifting story of American life in 1934 Minnesota.

16 Mar - 18 Sep


The award-winning musical has arrived in Melbourne.

22 Apr - 30 Jun

Luke Jerram: Gaia

See Luke Jerram’s detailed sculpture of the earth suspended in St Paul's Cathedral.

1 Apr - 20 May

Peppa Pig's Aquarium Adventure

Join Peppa Pig for an aquarium adventure this school holidays.

29 Apr - 22 May

Photo 2022: International Festival of Photography

Experience spectacular photography at iconic sites and galleries across Melbourne.

5 Nov - 31 Dec

Pinot & Picasso

Enjoy a unique paint and sip studio experience.

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1 Aug - 31 Aug

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